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Kanyakumari is centre for art, culture and pilgrimage. It has been described as the southernmost end of Tamil Nadu, the land’s end of India. Kanyakumari is famous for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets. It is much admired to watch the sunrise and sunset here. Because this is a meeting point of three oceans - the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean, and the Arabian Sea. Kanyakumari as it is known is one of the best places to visit. Surrounded by Majestic Hills and the plains bordered by colourful sea-shores, fringed with coconut trees and paddy fields, here and there are few elevated patches of red cliffs with undulating valleys and plains between the mountainous terrain and the sea - coast, so closely interwoven with Temples and Churches and other edifices lies the district, 'Kanyakumari'. A traveller who enjoys the beauty of the nature never gets bored of the beauty of KanyaKumari......
Myth has that Kanya Devi, an avatar of Goddess Parvati, who was to marry Lord Shiva. But he did not turn up and the wedding never took place. The rice and cereals meant for the marriage remained uncooked. Even today, one can buy stones there that look exactly like rice and cereals. Kanyakumari, the Virgin Goddess, is the protector of India’s shores.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial
 One of the best places on earth!
It is on one of the twin rocks jutting out from the sea about 200 metres. Sit here for some time and you’ll feel as if you are not from this world…

Gandhi Memorial
Gandhi Memorial is the place where his ashes were kept for public viewing. The temple designed in Orissa style, is built nicely and is specious.

How to Reach

Kanyakumari is connected to most of the cities by the Indian Railways, with direct trains to Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Jammu, Chennai and many others. Additionally, buses are available to go to Trivandrum, Nagercoil, Tirunelvelli, Rameswaram and other nearby towns. The Nearest Airport To kanyakumari is Trivandrum international Airport which is 80 KM from kanyakumari. From Trivandrum you can come to kanyakumari by TRAIN or BUS or TAXI BY TRAIN  

The Nearest Railway station to kanyakumari is kanyakumari railway station which is 01 KM from kanyakumari Beach. The Bus stand is also situated very near to the railway station.

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) of neighbouring state Kerala, is the nearest international airport, with direct flights from the Middle East, Singapore, Maldives and Sri Lanka. And is served by Air-India, among others. From there two hour Train or Bus or you can reach Chennai (Madras) the state capital and catch Train or Bus. Alternatively reach Kochi, Kozhikode (Calicut), Bangalore, Bombay, New Delhi, Calcutta and then by train.

Anytime of the year is good although you must keep away from the monsoon season and the best season is from October to March.

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Best Time To Visit : ALL
Theme: Beache, Historical
Must Visit Places : Fountain at Kanniyakumari, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial

SightSeeings in Kanyakumari

Captain De Lannoy s Tomb
Kamarajar Manimandapam
Mathur Hanging Trough
Statue of Thiruvalluvar
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Wax Museum
Kanyakumari Government Museum
Courtallam Falls
Pechiparai Reservoir
Thirparappu Water Falls
Olakkuruvi Falls
Kanyakumari Beach
Muttom Beach
Sothavilai Beach
Thengapattinam Beach
Sanguthurai Beach
Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument
Vattakottai Fort
Udayagiri Fort
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Subramanya Temple
Gandhi Mandapam
Nagarajar Temple
Guganathaswamy Temple
Alwarthirunagari Temple
Kumari Amman Temple
Ancient Jain temple on Hill
Adhi Kesava Temple
St. Xavier Church
Our Lady of Ransom Church
Nagaraja Temple
Thirunandhikarai Cave Temple
Thirparappu Temple

Near By Other Tourist Places

Kanyakumari   0 KM near     
Poovar   62 KM near     
Kovalam   79 KM near     
Tirunelveli   82 KM near     
Thiruchendur   87 KM near     

Near By major Cities

Thiruvananthapuram  91 KM near     
Bangalore  604 KM near     
Chennai  706 KM near     

Near By Air Ports

Trivandrum International Airport   90 KM near     
Tuticorin Airport   98 KM near     
Madurai Airport   227 KM near     
Kochi Airport   293 KM near     

Near By Local Cities

Tirunelveli  82 KM near     
Kollam  152 KM near     
Madurai  237 KM near     
Kochi  279 KM near     

Near By Districts

Kanniyakumari   16 KM near     
Tirunelveli   80 KM near     
Thiruvananthapuram   88 KM near     
Tuticorin   115 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station

Kanniyakumari Rail Way Station   0.9 KM near     
Nagercoil Junction Rail Way Station   15 KM near     



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Kanyakumari Tourism
Poovar Tourism
Kovalam Tourism
Tirunelveli Tourism
Thiruchendur Tourism

Nagercoil City
Padmanabhapuram City
Panagudi City
Vadakkuvalliyur City

Kanniyakumari District
Tirunelveli District
Thiruvananthapuram District
Tuticorin District

Kanniyakumari Rail Way Station
Nagercoil Junction Rail Way Station

Trivandrum International Airport AirPort     
Tuticorin Airport AirPort     
Madurai Airport AirPort     
Kochi Airport AirPort     

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